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Hidden Brook Farm Dressage Schooling Show - June 2, 2019

Ellie and I did a show at our lesson barn this past weekend instead of taking a lesson.  I would have done a lesson on Saturday before the show, but my instructor went to NEDA Spring with her eldest daughter, who was able to get her last Grand Prix score for her USDF Gold Medal!!!  So that is a good reason to not be able to lesson haha.

I admit I was a little bummed about our low scores at the SMDA show two weeks prior.  I know a score of 6 (60%) is called satisfactory, but I really thought our performance was better than a low 60%.
I was determined to ride well and even though Beth was not there, I had her youngest daughter as my back up if the wheels fell off the bus LOL!  She was already in the warmup and at the show ring with her actual students, so it was nice to have her there to remind me to breathe and not hang on the left rein!  ;-)
Ellie unloaded and was totally calm.  Honestly, she loves her lesson barn and knows it is her second home haha.  She was much calmer tied to the tra…

Reva's Year End Awards

National Standardbred Show Awards
Introductory Dressage - National Reserve Champion 2011 

National Standardbred Awards  
Reserve Champion Rookie Horse of the Year 2011
Overall Fifth High Point Standardbred 2011
Dressage Reserve Champion 2012


Maine Horse Association 
Standardbred In-Hand Champion 2011, 2012
2-Gait Standardbred Champion 2011, 2012
Standardbred Challenge Trophy - Recipient 2011, 2012 (retired trophy)
English Horse In-Hand Reserve Champion 2011
Adult Showmanship Third place 2011
Introductory Level Dressage Champion 2011, 2012

Maine Dressage Society
Champion Introductory Level - 70.25% median
High Point Standardbred HOY (certificate and medal)
High Point SPHO-ME trophy (saddle pad)


New England Horsemen's Council
Third place Single Roadster Horse

Southern Maine Dressage Association
Champion Introductory A - 70.33% average
Third place Introductory B - 70.633% average


American Saddlebred Association of Maine
Standardbred Roadster Under Saddle Reserve Champion 2012